Billy Dao

Lead Layout Artist at Luma Pictures

Mentor of Foundations

Billy Dao

Billy started out as an Animator and Rigger at Mighty Nice, a boutique advertising studio in Australia, where he worked on fully animated commercials and pitches for animated TV shows.

For the past 7 years, he has been a resident artist at Luma Pictures, working on both imaginative indie and blockbuster films. He is currently the Lead Layout Artist at Luma Pictures, with a 3D Generalist background and a focus on Animation and the technical aspects of VFX production. Some of the films he has worked on include Spider-Man: Far from Home, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Deadpool, and many more.

Throughout his career, he has worked on everything from music videos, TV commercials, short films, animated kids tv shows, and even a super bowl ad. Seeing others get into the industry and pursue their dreams is a joy for him, so he has vowed to help however he can.